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Break the harmful addiction to being busy

Do you often feel the need to be doing something, something productive?  You wrestle with the urge to jam-pack your schedule.  You may feel overwhelmed about having too much to do, but when you do get some downtime it actually makes you feel uncomfortable.  If this sounds familiar, you could be addicted to busyness. And you’re not alone.  In a recent survey of more than 10,000 Australian women, a large number of respondents fell into the ‘overwhelmed’, or ‘super busy’ category.  Not only are people complaining about busyness, many of us also consider it to be a status symbol. While addicts are…

6 ways to be a bold and brave business leader

The accomplishments of ladies such as Oprah Winfrey, Rosa Parks, Coco Chanel, Marie Curie, Wangari Maathai, and Malala Yousafzai are truly amazing.  Upon closer examination though, it is their boldness that brings people ecstatically to their feet, time and time again. “Fortune favors the bold,” said Roman poet, Virgil and “Life shrinks or expands in proportion…

Let your ambition guide you toward success and happiness

List five words you would use to describe yourself. Don’t worry about what you think others’ perception is of you.  Instead, look deep inside, and write down the words that describe your core being. I’m almost certain you won’t write the word ambitious.  I certainly wouldn’t have, before.  Before I started thinking about it; before…

Why long term success and quality sleep go together

I’m so tired I can’t think straight.  That was the thought confronting me at 11 am this morning.  I hadn’t even made it to the afternoon slump, and I was fading fast.  I would like to say this feeling is rare, but it is all too familiar. Without the boundaries of a traditional 9-5, it…

Gracefully move beyond any setback and flourish

Do you feel like you’re prone to failure at every turn?  Are you discouraged or even depressed when the best-laid plans go wrong? Maybe it’s time to take a step back from your life’s hectic schedule and focus on where your process is going awry.  Perhaps it’s necessary to reflect on your goals and how…

How to overcome your need for approval

We all want to feel liked and accepted.  As humans, this is what led to our survival; especially in prehistoric times, being rejected from the group posed a real threat to people’s lives.  Because of the extreme consequences, our brains and behaviour have been conditioned to avoid disapproval from others at all costs.  So much…

What to do when you feel tired. every. single. day.

Self-care is one of those buzzwords that’s heard everywhere and has probably started to get on your nerves a bit.  And that’s fine. You can just call it something else.  The important thing is that you’re practising it, no matter what you’re calling it.   How important is self-care really? Well, that depends.  How long…

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